Daniel Ross is an Audio Designer, Technical Sound Designer, Spatial Audio Ninja, Sound Editor, Re-Recording Mixer, Engineer and Creative Technologist based out of San Diego, CA. Daniel works with creative visionaries and various entertainment and technology companies to create immersive and interactive experiences to help tell engaging and compelling stories that expose audiences to new ideas and new technology. Daniel knows a well-crafted soundtrack is essential to a successful, immersive experience by creating a sense of presence the mind is willing to accept, which aids in the suspension of disbelief.
Daniel’s creative talents, technical prowess, and outright passion for sound has landed him on projects including the award-winning theme park ride Mass Effect: New Earth by Cedar Fair & Electronic Arts. He also worked on Cry Out: The Lonely Whale Experience (VR) by The Lonely Whale Foundation, Dell & 3DLive. He has also captured binaural recordings of a live NBA game for the Sacramento Kings. Other projects include product and interactive content development for companies including Comhear, Inc. and Dysonics, Inc. and post-production work for Eyesview Media. He also holds an ongoing position at the groundbreaking technology company, Boomcloud 360 Inc., as an Audio Platform Engineer.
In addition to his creative, audio design work, Daniel has been a presenter at Game Sound Con's Audio for VR/AR conference and has had his work presented at ArtPower's Filmatic Festival: The Art & Science of Cinema. He has also recorded over 100 concerts for the UC San Diego Department of Music including full symphonic orchestras, experimental computer music, ensembles of every type and size, and a notable jazz performance by Grammy artist and renowned bass player, Nathan East.
Daniel is a certified Avid Pro Tools Operator for post-production, Audiokinetic Wwise certified user, is Dante level 1 & 2 certified, and is also a QSC Q-SYS Level 1 certified designer.
Daniel holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts Major for Music Technology (ICAM Music) from the University of California, San Diego.